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Chucks able to clip Owls, 80-70

May 7, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — For the first time in recent seasons, Punxsy was able to defeat Bradford in a boys' track and field dual meet.

The Chucks swept the three relays and won four of the seven field events including sweeping the discus to clip the Owls, 80-70, and complete a perfect dual meet season on Senior Day for nine seniors.

The nine Punxsy seniors enjoying victory in their final home dual meet included Alex Bevak, Will Boddorf, Austin Couser, Will Harmon, Dylan Lettie, Jordan London, Zach Minich, Jesse Reichard and Nate Ward.

More depth takes Lady Owls past Lady Chucks, 87-63

May 7, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Talent dots the Lady Chucks track and field roster but high numbers of athletes does not.

In the final dual matchup of the spring season, visiting Bradford used its team depth to produce a close but victory nonetheless of 87-63 over Punxsy on Tuesday afternoon.

The six Punxsy seniors giving their utmost for their final home dual meet included Alyson Dickey, Heather Giavedoni, Aleya Hanna, Karah Hollis, Santana Smith and Alexis Young.

School board approves preliminary budget

May 7, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area School Board voted to approve the preliminary budget for the 2013-14 school year at Monday's voting meeting.

Bob Pascuzzo, board member, asked how much fund balance the district will need to finish the 2012-13 school year.

Susan H. Robertson, district business manager, said as of right now, she has projected $500,000 but believes it will be closer to $300,000 by the end of the school year.

Read the full story in Wednesday's print edition of The Spirit.

‘Dr. Bob’ treats Parkview Elementary students to veterinary presentation

May 7, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Last Friday, the students at Parkview Elementary School were given a special treat, when Dr. Robert Altmeyer, who the students already knew as “Dr. Bob,” and his two helpers — his son Aaron and Therman the dog — delivered a presentation to them on taking care of their pets.

After some brief introductions, Altmeyer showed the students how to do a pet inventory and asked the students what kinds of pets they had.

Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts Office hosting Passport Fair Saturday

May 7, 2013

BROOKVILLE — Tonya S. Geist has announced that the Jefferson County Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts Office will be hosting a special passport event this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 200 Main St., Brookville.

“The fair is to provide passport information to the citizens and to accept passport applications for persons who may not be accommodated during regular business hours,” Geist said.

U.S. citizens must present a valid passport book when entering or re-entering the United States by air.

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